hidden Ampion supports ‘Life Is Why We Give’ campaign in Boston

Ampion supports ‘Life Is Why We Give’ campaign in Boston

Ampion, a Boston-based solar energy company, is supporting the American Heart Association and their core work fighting heart disease and stroke while funding innovative research to better understand COVID-19 and its interaction with cardiovascular disease through their Life Is Why We Give campaign. Life Is Why We Give inspires consumers to honor their reasons to live

hidden Transportation, nutrition programs big winners in Boston budget

Transportation, nutrition programs big winners in Boston budget

Boston’s recently passed budget includes several investments to address health equity in the city, including new bike lanes, reconstructed sidewalks and discounted fruits and vegetables for residents who receive government food assistance. These investments are just some of the initiatives the American Heart Association advocated for to improve the health of the city’s 700,000 residents

hidden Boston ‘Go Red for Women’ to hold web series on South Asian health

Boston ‘Go Red for Women’ to hold web series on South Asian health

South Asians are underrepresented in studies of cardiovascular health, yet they face greater risks of cardiovascular disease and high blood pressure. The American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women campaign in Boston is launching a nine-part webinar series — Dil Se, From the Heart — to bring this community’s health to the forefront. The first

hidden Boston Heart Ball chair honored as one of pharma’s top leaders

Boston Heart Ball chair honored as one of pharma’s top leaders

Barry Greene, the president of Cambridge biotech company Alnylam Pharmaceuticals and chairman of this year’s Boston Heart and Stroke Ball, is one of 40 leaders to be recognized with the 2020 Red Jacket Award by PharmaVOICE magazine. Since 2014, PharmaVOICE has recognized inspiring, innovative, collaborative, and transformative individuals in the pharmaceutical industry with this award.

hidden Helping feed hard-hit transgender communities in Massachusetts

Helping feed hard-hit transgender communities in Massachusetts

Transgender residents living in Massachusetts, particularly people of color, have been hit especially hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. They face an unemployment rate more than three times the general population, homelessness and a lack of food, said Chastity Bowick, CEO of the Transgender Emergency Fund of Massachusetts. When Lawrence Vinson learned about the crisis, he

hidden American Heart Association names new president of Southern New England Board of Directors

American Heart Association names new president of Southern New England Board of Directors

The American Heart Association, the world’s leading voluntary organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke, is pleased to announce that  Robert H. Schwengel, MD, FACC of Southcoast Health, has been appointed President of the Association’s Board of Directors in Southern New England. Serving for several years on the Southern New

hidden Map shows how drastically COVID-19 risk varies by Boston neighborhood

Map shows how drastically COVID-19 risk varies by Boston neighborhood

TIME published a story this week looking at data that shows how drastically the risk of COVID-19 infection varies from neighborhood to neighborhood within Boston. Using data from the City Health Dashboard, a project run by New York University Langone Health, TIME mapped Boston and its neighbor across the Charles River, Cambridge, to illustrate how